A northern Wisconsin farmer is very pleased with this year’s soybean crop, but it’s too soon to evaluate his corn. Ben Augustine farms near Sheldon. He tells Brownfield, “Beans up in my area did fairly decent this year so I had some pretty good yields in a lot of fields, and some fields, well, so-so. It depends on the planting date and whether they got hit with white mold or not.”
Augustine says he had less white mold trouble this year, and yields were above average with most fields in the mid-50-bushel-per-acre range and one 100-acre field topping 70 bushels.